Violence in Haxan

While attending Chicon 7 I had the opportunity to attend a panel discussing violence in fantasy and how much was too much. Or if there was such a thing as too much. The usual things you expect to be said on such a topic were said. But I was surprised, genuinely surprised, no one seemed …

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Chicon7: Last Update Post Thing Before I Leave for Dallas

Started a new Haxan short story last night and got about ten pages done. I always do this at a WorldCon, start a new story or poem or whatever. Good to see the streak has continued. This story is a dark fantasy and features Magra Snowberry, one of the principal characters of Haxan. Don't know …

Chicon7 Update: getting tired but still going

Last night I attended the Chizine party and had a really good time. Talked writing with Janet Harriet and made new friends. Also did some preliminary convention planning with Sandra Kasturi and Brett Savory, the owners of Chizine. Sandra Kasturi introduced me as a new Chizine author and mentioned the Haxan novel. I talked to …